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RumpToons No: 189

EPN - Border Analysis - Sat, 06/13/2020 - 10:00pm
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 189!
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The Fifth Commandment

El Paso News - Fri, 06/12/2020 - 5:40pm
Ending systemic racism has a good shot right now because the trauma of viewing George Floyd’s death has impacted so many people around the world.  But I fear it will be a short-lived opportunity because the steps necessary to bring about such change will be too unsavory for many people to follow for the long term.  … Read More The Fifth Commandment
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That Which is Williams

El Paso News - Fri, 06/12/2020 - 8:15am
In case ya didn’t notice there’s a runoff on the GOP side of Congressional District 16. Williams and Amanadriz. This race has been seriously stupid ugly on Williams part, from driving the wedge deeper withing the party itself, to shooting himself relentlessly on the issues he talks about. The most recent rasism. This particular post… Read More That Which is Williams
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The Covid Drive By

EPN - Border Analysis - Thu, 06/11/2020 - 10:00pm
Nothing proves that life has changed after Covid-19 then the phrase “drive by”. It is a phrase that means two different things depending on your point of view, pre-Covid and after-Covid. In one instance it means danger and even death. On other it means celebration. Before the pandemic, it meant death, likely a very painful… Read More The Covid Drive By
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A love story across time and borders

Borderzine - Thu, 06/11/2020 - 7:58pm


Borderzine reporter Consuelo Martinez tells of her grandparents’ 10-year courtship across the miles between the United States and a little village in Mexico.

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Life After Covid-19

EPN - Border Analysis - Wed, 06/10/2020 - 10:00pm
The world is slowly waking up from the Covid-19 pandemic, although there remains much fear and uncertainty as to what the next steps are. There are reports that Coronavirus infections are increasing due to the reopening of the country. Like everyone else I’m slowly waking to life after Covid-19. We are planning to embark on… Read More Life After Covid-19
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Surviving Artistically

El Paso News - Wed, 06/10/2020 - 6:02pm
by Belinda Subraman In these times of unrest and uncertainty, fighting for democracy and fairness, living through a global pandemic, we all find different ways to survive and blossom. I admire and appreciate all efforts to keep positive and those who seek growth and connection during quarantine. It has been important to me to express… Read More Surviving Artistically
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Nacional Independiente de Trabajadores de Industrias y Servicios / National Independent Syndicate of Industrial and Service Workers (SNITIS), #LibertadParaSusana, COMUNICADO URGENTE!

El Paso News - Wed, 06/10/2020 - 2:23am
Detienen a Susana Prieto Terrazas, defensora de derechos laborales y abogada del Sindicato Nacional Independiente de Trabajadores de Industrias y Servicios (SNITIS). Exigimos su liberación. Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas, labor rights defender and lawyer for the National Independent Syndicate of of Industrial and Service Workers (SNITIS) has been detained. We, the undersigned organizations and individuals… Read More Nacional Independiente de Trabajadores de Industrias y Servicios / National Independent Syndicate of Industrial and Service Workers (SNITIS), #LibertadParaSusana, COMUNICADO URGENTE!
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The Confederacy Was About One Thing – Slavery

EPN - Border Analysis - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 10:00pm
Americans, it is time to have a “come to Jesus” discussion about American history. It is these types of talks that most will avoid but it must be had for the sanity of the country. Most Americans learned a varnished and palatable version of history. The history of America taught in American schools glosses over… Read More The Confederacy Was About One Thing – Slavery
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El Pasoan and Labor Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas Arrested in Matamoros

El Paso News - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 2:42am
By Miguel Juarez, Editor Noticias Fronteradice reported that El Pasoan and Labor Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas has been detained in Matamoros and has been taken to Victoria, Tamaulipas, the state capital to be arraigned.  She has been accused of trumped charges against public servants, riots and threat and coercion of individuals by the Attorney General… Read More El Pasoan and Labor Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas Arrested in Matamoros
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Post pandemic education thoughts

El Paso News - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 11:10pm
By Xavier Miranda Our education community must contend with a new malignant normalcy in our society.  Consider that our students have witnessed the brutal violence perpetrated by police.  Consider that our students are aware of the caging of immigrant children at Tornillo.  Consider that our students were impacted by the mass shooting incited by a… Read More Post pandemic education thoughts
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Covid-19 Recovery Requires Immigrants

EPN - Border Analysis - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 10:00pm
Unless you live under a rock then you know that Donald Trump does not want immigrants to come to America. Trump has made it almost impossible for any immigrant to come to the country. This is especially true for those who want to Make America Great Again by their hard work. But even with Trump’s… Read More Covid-19 Recovery Requires Immigrants
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Passive Racism

El Paso News - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 7:12pm
Preface: How does one become a racist?  Do you take classes?  Do you go to “Racist School?”  Are you assigned a worksheet in which you have to write the n-word used “correctly” in fifty different sentences?  Do you have to stage a play wearing black face?  Do racist teachers play episodes of “Amos and Andy“… Read More Passive Racism
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Even Technology Companies Are Having Trouble Adapting

EPN - Border Analysis - Sun, 06/07/2020 - 10:00pm
The headlines read that the office is dead. But are they really? The belief is that virtual/distance delivery of services is the post-Covid-19 reality. It has been a dream for many in the technology sector. Technology would be the vehicle that delivers the services. Instead of brick-and-mortar offices, there would be digital platforms where workers… Read More Even Technology Companies Are Having Trouble Adapting
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El Paso News - Sun, 06/07/2020 - 5:36pm
By Dr. Oscar J. Martínez* Despite the crushing financial downturn faced by the city as a result of the covid-19 crisis, on April 28, 2020, by a vote of 6-2, the El Paso City Council rejected the Annello/ Rodríguez proposal to stop the fiscal bleeding by suspending the building of two non-essential and costly projects,… Read More CITY LEADERS MUST ABANDON PLANS TO BUILD COSTLY PROJECTS
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RumpToons No: 188

EPN - Border Analysis - Sat, 06/06/2020 - 10:00pm
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 188!
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Local pastors ‘stand with George Floyd and those who demand’

El Paso News - Sat, 06/06/2020 - 4:00am
A Minneapolis man George Floyd, who was handcuffed and pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck. On Friday June 5th, local El Paso Pastors issued a message calling the murder of George Floyd an inexcusable tragedy. Pastor Eddie Sinegal, founder of Northeast Bible Restoration Church hosted a press… Read More Local pastors ‘stand with George Floyd and those who demand’
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The Lynching that Sparked a Revolution

El Paso News - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 11:08pm
By David Dorado Romo The lynching of Antonio Rodríguez by a Texas mob set it all off. At least from the point of view of the El Paso newspapers in the winter of 1910, this was the event that sparked the Mexican Revolution. It started off as just another lynching. On November 3, 1910, a… Read More The Lynching that Sparked a Revolution
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Unemployment Continues To Get Worse

EPN - Border Analysis - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 10:00pm
For some time now I have been arguing that June is the pivot point. I still believe it is. There is no doubt that the way things were before Convid-19 are no longer the same. Many graduates wore medical masks to graduations and the ceremonies were streamed online. The Covid-19 generation – from middle school… Read More Unemployment Continues To Get Worse
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This Month in El Paso News

El Paso News - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 4:24pm
Aside from re-posting important articles in the current environment, El Paso News is celebrating Pride Month. Martin Paredes is no longer contributing articles in this El Paso News site. As the Editor, I am shaping El Paso News to feature articles on local issues and highlight voices which are often not featured in other publications.… Read More This Month in El Paso News
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